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Professor David S. Sanders
The benefit is quite significant, both for the physician and for the patient. For physicians, it provides the possibility to avoid numerous diagnostic tests.
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Definitely, yes. Unfortunately for patients with Crohn’s disease, there is a poor relationship between their symptoms and intestinal inflammation, and a considerable proportion of patients’ present symptoms that are not due to the inflammation but rather to bile acid diarrhoea.
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Symptoms in this patient point towards a diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)IBS is characterised by the presence of recurring abdominal pain linked to changes in the pattern of bowel movements, be it constipation, diarrhoea, or both.
Guidance for the use of tauroselcholic (75selenium) acid (SeHCAT) for the investigation of diarrhoea due to bile acid malabsorption (BAM)...
A web hub focussed on providing gastroenterologists with the latest information on the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with gut related disorders.
Professor Sanders argues that many patients presenting with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have underlying diseases. He explores a series of studies that suggest approximately 25% of patients presenting with IBS symptoms have BAD as the underlying cause.
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